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xxx Reply walter says: August 17, 2007 at 12:47 am Hello, I've been tring to install a SATA hard drive with no luck. Reply Robert says: October 25, 2008 at 3:50 pm Great Article. Why did these plants wither? Click OK to start the disk creation.5. http://optionrefi.com/hard-drive/windows-will-not-recognize-my-hard-drive.php

Way to go is one SATA and one External. February 27, 2008 Saurabh & Sachin @ Nola I love you too. Reply Jimmy says: December 1, 2008 at 8:49 pm Thanks, I was having an issue initializing my second SATA hard drive. Got the Chipset Info from my computer- P965/G965 Intel Memory Hub 3. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/272323-30-windows-doesnt-sata-hard-drive-bios-does

Xp Doesn't Recognize Hard Drive

I have tried assigning my cd drives different drive letters so the computer will pick up the 1st available, but no luck. There is a neat and useful program - USBDLM - here at http://www.uwe-sieber.de/usbdlm_e.html which cures this problem and runs as an OS "Service" to avoid problems of no-Administrator rights etc. Thank you very much. Take the cdrom drive out.

The first hard drive is SATA, the second which came from an older computer is IDE. June 7, 2007 Steve I have a problem with my Maxtor 6 external drive in that it "lost" it's drive letter designation. Reply mark says: October 15, 2008 at 7:00 am Hi Did you sort out this issue as I have the same issue? Internal Hard Disk Not Detected It took me a week and I could not believe how convoluted it was - such a simple thing in theory, so awkward in practice.

October 27, 2007 Yousif Nagi really this is very very helpfull graaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat thanx alot October 27, 2007 Mike Schuler Has anybody accomplished this on a Gateway Computer? i need help plzz Reply Pancho says: December 28, 2009 at 6:37 pm Hello, I am trying to add another internal SATA 250G harddrive to my system,I have 4 plugs on For continued tips, tricks, and updates on our content, you might also consider signing up for our newsletter by entering your email address into the textbox to the right.  We are http://ccm.net/forum/affich-26671-second-hard-drive-not-recognized It had windows 2000 on it and i just want to save home movies on it.

Some may argue that people like me who may find it easy to understand, why shouldn't the newbies? Windows Xp Install Not Detecting Hard Drive January 10, 2009 Aquila Pete, it's simple: ask your IT administrator! My notebook works with XP !!!! I can see it in the device manager, however when I right click on this drive (be it at the top or the bottom) every option is gray-ed out.

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js9ballApr 21, 2011, 3:21 AM Thank you this helped me with my situation! http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows/resolving-setup-did-not-find-any-hard-disk-drives-during-windows-xp-installation/ February 4, 2008 Doror Yeah I just extraxcted it and it worked like a charm.., My laptop is much faster and cleaner now. Xp Doesn't Recognize Hard Drive Does anybody have any advice. Windows Xp Not Recognizing External Hard Drive thanks.

March 10, 2008 grateway My opinion is that if all those who are still struggling to make this work and all those who managed to use this and other resources to http://optionrefi.com/hard-drive/hard-drive-help.php What are the pro's and con's of cloning the old drive versus a Windows reinstall? It will also happen if you are on a network and have mapped drives. thanks Reply Jenna says: March 20, 2009 at 1:22 pm Okay… here is my issue and I am at whits end. Hard Disk Not Detected In Bios

I formated the drive and then deleted the visible contents. Ultimately what I want to do is build a system on this and use it to boot from, but right now all I want is to "see" the drive and format Latest: JEDIYoda, Jan 16, 2017 at 11:55 PM Off Topic AnandTech Forums: Technology, Hardware, Software, and Deals Forums > Hardware and Technology > Computer Help > Toggle Width Style forums.anandtech.com - http://optionrefi.com/hard-drive/is-it-possible-to-clone-an-external-drive-onto-an-internal-one.php http://www.ebay.com/itm/Gateway-Drivers-Recovery-Restore-CD-Disk-Disc-System-/220911807456?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item336f5eabe0.

Could you let me know where you saw that. Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Bios However, I am still stumped. It just works.

However it runs vista just fine, I just don't like not having the freedom of running a different os on a computer that I paid for.

Report crobar- Feb 10, 2010 at 04:35 AM If you select format this will delete all the data he wants to keep. I just bought a ATA 320GBHD. I discovered that EaseUS Partition Master Home Edition detected it, and tried to format but it said "There are some error occurred while writing partition chains on disk". Hard Drive Not Detected Windows 10 Wilman Reyes October 5, 2007 Nicolas Stears A more simple solution.

Cant do nothing else. you should include this link in the tutorial though (http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfr…..mp;lang=en) most of the time this driver should work. No clue on how to make it show up though. news That was the problem!

He's been a tech blogger and journalist for the past seven years, and can be found on his about me page or Google+ Published 04/18/07 SHOW ARCHIVED READER COMMENTS (299) Comments F2 to enter Setup Utility." Can anyone tell me what I'm doing wrong? I have tried EVERYTHING, I think. Reply James Scholes says: June 23, 2009 at 2:47 pm Hi, I have a drive mounted in an external enclosure, on which the power supply has gone dead.

All rights reserved Dell Systems Dimension 2400 Series BIOS version A05 http://www.Dell.com Keyboard failure Sil 3114 SATARaid BIOS Version 5.0.39 Copyright (c) 1997-2004 Silicon Image, Inc. AMD or Intel or VIA or ? Thanks much! I've tried VistaBootPRO and EasyBCD but I saw nothing about disabling SATA.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/916196/en-usRemovalBecause the computer must have these SATA drivers when using a non-Gateway supplied operating system, these drivers are necessary and should not be removed.TroubleshootingIf you have trouble installing the drivers, try The only difference for this is when you mount the drive, you have to select a totally different letter than what it shows it as in Disk Management. February 5, 2008 Kadir Excellent step by step information for using nLite. Getting in to the BIOS can sometimes be a bit hit-and-miss in my opinion.

After the eula I get the page that says: "The following list shows the existing partitions and unpartitioned space on this computer. Works like a charm!! What else can I do. Dyan Reply Dyan says: December 29, 2007 at 11:32 am Joshcore, can you reply me.

Anyway...Thanks again M8 Report SAME PROB- Dec 25, 2008 at 02:40 AM THANKS IT DID WORK!!! I looked on Ebay and don't see one for updates. The EE partition will not be mounted or otherwise exposed to application software." That's exactly what's happening to you. Risley - it's not easy finding good tech support at 10:30, but I've been waiting too long to get this up new drive up and running to wait, and this little